Claire Messud has an antidote to our current polarized isolation

“Kant’s Little Prussian Head” reminds us that literature and art connect us with the wisdom of the past. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-16 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Fleet acquires Claire Messud’s new novel The Burning Girl

Fleet has acquired American author Claire Messud’s new novel The Burning Girl, to publish in September 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Claire Messud Moves to Norton

Claire Messud, author of books including 'The Emperor’s Children' and 'The Woman Upstairs,' has moved to W. W. Norton & Company in a two-book deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marie Claire noticed Meghan Markle’s gray hair, and people noticed Marie Claire’s stupidity

Extra! Extra! Have you heard the news? Actress and soon-to-be-Royal Family in-law Meghan Markle has … a gray hair. Marie Claire noticed this and thought it worthy to write about. The fashion magazine tweeted “Meghan Markle Has A Single Gray Hair,” and included a zoomed-in close up with a... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House’s Global Social Impact: Claire von Schilling

Vowing to address its own workforce demographics, Penguin Random House releases a Global Social Impact site on corporate responsibility. The post Penguin Random House’s Global Social Impact: Claire von Schilling appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-14 20:00:57 UTC ]
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Makenna Goodman: Motherhood and Isolation

The debut author of the The Shame discusses book hoarding, life in Vermont, and the weight of the past. Continue reading at Guernica

[ Guernica | 2020-08-17 13:24:30 UTC ]
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Concerns over UK/China tensions, but trade currently unaffected

Some agents and rights professionals have expressed concerns over the rising political tensions between the UK and China, with fears it could put the brakes on the volume of deals done in the world's fastest-growing major economy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-03 10:23:12 UTC ]
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‘No brainer’: Marie Claire launches sampling business to boost revenue and data practice

With retail on lockdown "Working in skincare, samples are the number-one way to get people into a product." The post ‘No brainer’: Marie Claire launches sampling business to boost revenue and data practice appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-08-03 04:01:29 UTC ]
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Mary Morris is best known for her travels, but she has plenty of lessons for life in isolation

Morris’s book “All the Way to the Tigers” intertwines the story of her travels to India with the tale of being stuck at home with a broken ankle. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-15 13:39:04 UTC ]
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Two new horror novels make sense of our current dystopian reality

Josh Malerman’s “Malorie” and Paul Tremblay’s “Survivor Song” are timely in ways the authors could never have expected. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-07 12:00:00 UTC ]
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You’re not alone: Thrillers and mysteries that also feature characters stuck in isolation

“The Guest List” and “The Safe Place,” among other novels, are entertaining reminders that life in lockdown is a long way from paradise. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why’ takes hilarious aim at the current administration. But it’s not all fun and games.

Alexandra Petri’s new essay collection makes our current sociopolitical dumpster fire not just very funny but stingingly poignant. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-15 08:18:15 UTC ]
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Desert-island books: Science fiction tales set in isolation that feel just right now

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea novels, Christopher Priest’s “The Islanders” and more Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-04 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Anand Giridharadas wanted a gritty current affairs show on Vice TV. He got it

The best-selling author debuts ‘Seat at the Table’ tonight with guest Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez amid the looming threat of media layoffs. When author Anand Giridharadas started talking with Vice TV in early March about hosting a new primetime show that would riff on current events, he knew he... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-22 07:00:32 UTC ]
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Ten Memoirs to Keep You Company in Isolation: A Reading List

Recently, I threw out the first 60 pages of the novel I am currently working on. I had been determined to challenge myself by writing in the third person—I had spent the last ten years working on my first novel in the first person and I thought I was ready for something new and difficult. […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-21 08:48:34 UTC ]
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20 of the Best Free Kindle Books You Can Read in Isolation

These twenty great free Kindle books are available to read free on your Kindle through Prime, Unlimited, sales, or your local library's ebook collection. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-15 10:35:32 UTC ]
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Claire McFall releases e-book to raise funds for food banks

Scottish YA author Claire McFall is releasing an e-book title, Making Turquoise, to raise money for food banks.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 05:38:55 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman: 'Crossfire was inspired by the current political climate'

Malorie Blackman answers our questions about the fifth novel in her Noughts and Crosses series, Crossfire (Penguin), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-06 10:55:38 UTC ]
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Tony Robinson reads Goblin Market for isolation project PoetryGeneration

Ellie Levenson, author and owner of Fisherton Press, has launched online poetry project PoetryGeneration.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-05 19:23:26 UTC ]
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Finally working on that novel as you self-isolate? You're not alone

There’s been a rapid rise in submissions from would-be authors since the coronavirus outbreak. If you’re dusting off your manuscript, here are some things to keep in mindIf you’re one of those people who always said they would write a novel if only they had the time: this is your moment. As more... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-26 16:00:31 UTC ]
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